Mayan Dude Ranch

Hotel

Mayan Dude Ranch

Mayan Dude Ranch

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408 Reviews
Guide Price £1,549 per person
Based on 20 April 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Delta Airlines, staying for 5 nights full board in a Standard Room (2 adults sharing).
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

The authentic Texan ranch experience

The Mayan Dude Ranch is a Texan icon, offering the authentic ranch experience in the heart of the countryside. Experience a place where time has stood still: mighty grills, trail rides and authentic accommodations create the atmosphere of a genuine working ranch plus the stunning location, set above the tranquil Medina River, only adds to the ambience. Take to the hills in one of the Lodge Rooms for great views over Bandera and the countryside or cosy up in an authentic native stone cottage and spend your days making the most of the surroundings. Fish, swim and ride to your heart’s content and when the sun goes down you can dine in true Texan style with a meat-heavy feast accompanied by great live entertainment.

  • Stay in an authentic Texan cottage or lodge
  • Enjoy an array of natural activities
  • Head into Bandera – ‘The Cowboy Capital’ - for shopping
  • Experience the fun of a trail-ride
  • Established in 1951

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Trusted

Location Type

Away from it all
  • Check-in Time:
    15:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • Transfer duration: approx 1 hours from San Antonio.

Main Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Ranch

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
Location Highlights

Mayan Dude Ranch

  • Away from it all
  • Approx 1 hours drive from San Antonio.
  • 47 miles North West of San Antonio in beautiful Hill Country
  • 348 acres of trails, panoramic views of the valleys
408 Reviews 94% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 353
  • Very Good 40
  • Average 7
  • Poor 4
  • Terrible 4

What to Expect

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Reviews

Aug 12, 2018

Awesome

Family Reunion of 50. We had everyone from 6 months old to 83 years old. Everyone had a great time. Truly gives you the feel of the Texas Cowboy life. The accommodations were awesome. Very clean and private. Food was awesome. And the pool was clean and big.
Aug 11, 2018

Best year at The Ranch!!!!

Bryan, Texas

Our family goes every year in honor of my father John Birkner who passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. The Ranch has been an integral part of our healing over the last 10 years. This year was especially wonderful since the younger Hicks family members are beginning to take the reins and it is so much fun to watch!! We enjoyed the cabins. We have stayed in many different one and love them all. The variety of activities available always amazes me in that they have something for everyone!!! Thanks again for an amazing week!!!!!
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Mayan Dude Ranch

Facilities

Music and Dancing

To add to the experience, guests are treated to music and dancing shows throughout the summer season and sometimes in the off-peak season. Look forward to cowboy bands and other musical groups and enjoy a good old line dance.

Horse Riding

As with any good ranch, the Mayan Dude features a range of horses. Ride through the landscape and enjoy the Texan countryside the only way it should be enjoyed – on horseback.

Hayride

As the ranch is so large and the activities so diverse, it takes a lot of walking to get around from one place to another. Why not instead take advantage of the hayride service to get there faster? Enjoy a traditional ride through the wilderness to the Cowboy Breakfast or maybe head out under the stars and stop by a friendly campfire for a sing-along.

Sports and Activities

Alongside the rides, the pool and the entertainment there are plenty of extra activities to be enjoyed. Why not try fishing, ping pong, tennis, basketball or volleyball in the free time left over during the day?

Swimming Pool

If you want to cool down then take advantage of this Texan-sized swimming pool.

Mayan Dude Ranch

Room Types

Standard Room

Standard Ranch Package

Guests are allocated either a traditional stone cottage or a scenic lodge for their stay. The native stone cottages feature cosy stone-walled interiors and come with either ne, two or three bedrooms whilst the lodges are situated at the highest points of the site and afford great views over the area and come with a main king bedroom and a separate two double bed room.

Standard ranch package includes three sumptuous meals daily, two  horseback rides and complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks between 11:00am and 10:00pm. Meals include barbeques, Cowboy Breakfast cooked on the trail, steak frys, Mexican fiestas and more. 

Mayan Dude Ranch

Food & Drink

Roasting Marshmallows

Food and Drink

Food and drink is offered across the site, from the Cowboy's Breakfast to the Riverside Gazebo. Start the day the proper way with a hearty meal in natural surroundings and finish the day on a high with plenty of food and entertainment by the Riverside Gazebo. Look forward to barbecues, grills, Mexican tastes and plenty of meat options.Guests are entitled to three meals a day, free drinks including wine, beer and soft drinks between 11:00am and 10:00pm.

Board Basis Options

Full Board

This full-board rate incorporates three meals a day as well as free wine, beer and soft drinks from 11:00am to 10:00pm and two horseback rides.